Target works in close partnership with suppliers around the world. We constantly seek new and innovative ways to not only deliver more value to our guests, but also strengthen the communities where we do business.

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register your diverse business

In addition to completing your registration on Partners Online, please register your company at Supplier Registration. This will help increase your company’s visibility with the Supplier Diversity team for potential opportunities to do business with us.

Target supplier Rachel Sanchez

we value partnerships

Our relationships with our suppliers are closely connected with the great shopping experience we create for our guests. By building strong partnerships with suppliers for both retail and non-retail needs, our guests and suppliers can feel good about doing business with us. And most importantly, we can offer you incredible values each time you shop.

Target non-retail procurement vendors

The Target Non-Retail Procurement Group buys non-retail equipment, materials, services, energy and supplies for our stores, distribution centers and headquarters locations. It also sells retired fixed assets and unsaleable merchandise (guest returns, damaged items and overstocks).

Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell

a statement from our CEO on supplier diversity

“We believe it is good business and invite suppliers to engage and explore opportunities with Target. As a core component of living our inclusivity belief Supplier Diversity aims to expand opportunities for diverse suppliers

Underrepresented businesses are critical to strengthening the great shopping experience we create for our guest. By investing in these suppliers, we demonstrate our commitment to building strong partnerships to ensure broader, more innovative assortments, economic development and quality of life for the communities we serve.

Guests and suppliers can feel great about doing business with us. And most importantly, Supplier Diversity helps us offer our guests incredible value each time they shop.” — Brian Cornell, Target's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

partners in supplier diversity

While every business unit at Target has specific needs and requirements, we look for certified diverse suppliers who can provide innovative, competitively priced goods and services, foster community and economic development, and enhance our ability to deliver shareholder value.

Among the national groups we partner with to further our initiatives and help us develop diverse supplier relationships are:

Show your products to our buyers

Target partners with RangeMe, a technology company that’s reinventing the product-discovery process with a platform that’s designed to make it easier for retail buyers to find new and innovative consumer products. Target is the first U.S. retailer to adopt this program.

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good to know

  • We're committed to partnering with certified diverse suppliers.

  • 5% of our income goes to strengthening the communities where we live and work.